of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
HART, JOHN W.
Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company D, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves. Place
and Date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863. Entered Service At: Cumberland, Md. Birth:
Germany. Date of Issue: 3 August 1897.
Was one of six volunteers who charged upon a log house near the Devil's Den, where a
squad of the enemy's sharpshooters were sheltered, and compelled their surrender.
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